John P. Koehler
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Koehler pictured in The Hilltop 1915, Marquette yearbook
Biographical details
Born(1880-02-24)February 24, 1880
Norka (Krasnoarmeysky District), Saratov Oblast, Russia
DiedAugust 3, 1961(1961-08-03) (aged 81)
West Bend, Wisconsin
Playing career
Football
1899–1901Nebraska
Position(s)Center
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1903Chicago (assistant)
1904–1905Lawrence
1906–1910Denver
1914–1915Marquette
Basketball
1905–1906Lawrence
1906–1909Denver
Head coaching record
Overall39–29–4 (football)
15–22 (basketball)
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
Football
1 CFA (1908)

John Peter Koehler (February 24, 1880 – August 3, 1961)[1] was an American football and basketball coach. He served as the head football coach at Lawrence Institute in Appleton, Wisconsin—now known as Lawrence University—from 1904 to 1905, at the University of Denver from 1906 to 1910, and at Marquette University from 1914 to 1915, compiling a career college football record of 39–29–4. Koehler was also the head basketball coach at Lawrence from 1905 to 1906 and at Denver from 1906 to 1909, tallying a career college basketball mark of 15–22.

Koehler was the health commissioner of Milwaukee from 1925 until his retirement in 1940. He died on August 3, 1961, at his home in West Bend, Wisconsin, after a heart attack.[2]

Head coaching record

Football

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Lawrence Vikings (Independent) (1904–1905)
1904 Lawrence 4–2–1
1905 Lawrence 7–3
Lawrence: 11–5–1
Denver Pioneers (Colorado Football Association) (1906–1908)
1906 Denver 2–3
1907 Denver 2–6
1908 Denver 7–1 4–0 T–1st
Denver Pioneers (Independent) (1909)
1909 Denver 7–2
Denver Pioneers (Rocky Mountain Conference) (1910)
1910 Denver 4–3–1 2–2 T–3rd
Denver: 22–15–1
Marquette Blue and Gold (Independent) (1914–1915)
1914 Marquette 2–7
1915 Marquette 4–2–2
Marquette: 6–9–2
Total: 39–29–4
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title or championship game berth

References

  1. ^ Biographical Research Bureau, Inc (1930). Who's who in Government. Biographical Research Bureau. ISSN 0731-4973.
  2. ^ "Dr. John Koehler Rites Set Monday". Wisconsin State Journal. Madison, Wisconsin. Associated Press. August 5, 1961. p. 4. Retrieved December 20, 2016 – via Newspapers.com open access.